News Corp, the newspaper company that is part of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, has named Jim Kennedy as its chief communications officer, the company said Wednesday. Kennedy has overseen media…
The jockeying for IMG will shift into a higher gear next week as the second round of bids for the sports agency powerhouse are said to be due by Dec. 13. The group of contenders for IMG has shrunk in…
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Cyberlocker website Hotfile has shut its file-swapping doors, after losing a massive copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Hollywood studios. Hotfile’s file-sharing service went offline just…
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office has released the cause of deaths of “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, while also officially identifying both men killed last weekend in a car…
Without a senior leader focused on building Yahoo as a destination for premium content — and original video in particular — the firm risks that side of its business continuing to slide.
On Dec. 8, the U.K. film biz gathers at the British Independent Film Awards to toast the year's achievements, and Blighty's film reviewers will be among those cheering.
In three very different ways, Alex Gibney with "The Armstrong Lie," Joshua Oppenheimer ("The Act of Killing") and Sarah Polley ("Stories We Tell") have made films that question the role of…
The Tennis Channel on Wednesday filed a petition with the Supreme Court, asking the justices to review a lower court ruling that sided with Comcast in the long-running dispute over whether the cable…
A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core.
Seven years after its launch, the Dubai Film Market is steadily reinforcing its role as the Arab world's prime film business hub.
Just like the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, which have sprouted from the desert in a flurry of glass and steel, the film industry in the Persian Gulf has been built from scratch.